02 September 2016
For immediate release
Planned Water Shutdown for Midmar Water Works and DV Harris Water Treatment Plant: 08-09 September 2016
Residents are notified that Umgeni Water has to carry out essential work at the Midmar Dam raw water pump station. This work is required to enhance future security and sustainability of water supply in uMgungundlovu District, Pietermaritzburg and parts of Durban.
In order for this work to be executed quickly and effectively, raw water supply from the Midmar Dam to the Midmar Water Works and DV Harris Water Treatment Plant will have to be shut for an estimated 30-hour period.
Work at the Midmar Dam raw water pump station will commence on 08 September 2016 from 08h00 and is scheduled to be completed on the afternoon of 09 September 2016.
Areas to be affected are: 

Ntukuso, Mpuma, Imbozama, Sthumba, Amatata, Bhobhonono, Madwaleni, Gezanyoni, eMvini, Panekeni, Nonoti, Diphini, Qhodela, Denge, Gasa Section, Umlahlanja, Siweni, Rietvallei, Othweba, Harare 1, Cuphulaka, Mngcweni, Harare 2, Harrison, KwaCele, Cato Ridge, Esikhelekehleni, Inchanga Park, Camperdown NU, Ntshongweni, Olwambeni, Mpumalanga East, Alverstone AH, Sankontshe 1,Emalangeni, Zwelibomvu, Zamani 2, Cliffdale, Sankontshe 2, Ezitendeni, KwaNtamontengayo, Sterkspruit, Thandaza, Moya, Kwambiza, Bucks Farm, Georgedale, Kwalandeza, Ediphini section,Summerveld Racing, Estabishment Mophela, Mphumalanga west 1, Ezakhiweni, Mpumalanga west 2, Emangabazini, Mpumalanga unit 1 south, Emagezeni, Mpumalanga unit A, Egwadeni section, Mpumalanga unit 1 north, Kontinga, Salem, Mandlakazi 1, Seveenteen, Wathanga, Luthuli, Kwadlembe, Ekwandeni and Mandlakazi 2, Assegai,Botha’s Hill, Alverstone, Hillcrest, Gillits, Winston Park, Everton
Kloof, Stockville and Waterfall.

We thank residents for their co-operation and understanding during the shutdown period.
We urge residents to save every little drop of water and continue to report leaking and burst pipes on our 24-hour contact center 080 1313 013 or email eservices@durban.gov.za
Issued by the Head of Communications, Ms Tozi Mthethwa.
For more information contact Municipal Gugu Sisilana on 031 311 4855 or email gugu.sisilana@durban.gov.za or Princes Nkabane email princess.nkabane@durban.gov.za
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